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FAPRI report: Will livestock sector be the tide that lifts the farm economy ship?

Tuesday, March 9, 2010

WASHINGTON — The livestock sector can lead the agricultural economy to higher net farm income, assuming the farm economy benefits from a recovering general U.S. economy. That analysis tops a 2010 baseline report prepared by the University of Missouri Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute delivered to the U.S. Congress March 9. Possibilities, if… The […]

Leave the American farmer alone

Monday, March 8, 2010

Editor: Fellow farmers and future farmers, anyone involved in the agricultural industry and anyone who claims to be an American. I am writing this letter, because I am fed up with regulations, rules and every government entity trying to find reasons to regulate everything but what needs to be regulated. This anger pertains to the […]

United States farm exports dip 23 percent

Monday, March 8, 2010

MILWAUKEE, Wis. — United States exports of agricultural-related machinery totaled nearly $8 billion in 2009, a 23-percent drop compared to the previous year, according to the Association of Equipment Manufacturers. The association trade group consolidates United States Commerce Department data for off-road equipment with other sources into quarterly export trend reports. “Our manufacturers operate in […]

White-nose syndrome strikes W.Va. bat caves

Friday, March 5, 2010

One of West Virginia’s most known bat caves has white-nose syndrome.

Light inspires energy-efficient building design

Thursday, March 4, 2010

GOLDEN, Colo. — Artists find inspiration in many ways. But for the artists (architects and researchers) working collaboratively to create the most energy efficient office space in the U.S., the inspiration was simply light. In fact, light and the access to light turned out to be a top factor when designing the U.S. Department of […]

Boy Scouts are right: It’s better to be prepared

Thursday, March 4, 2010

Don’t wait until you need it, to buy a generator or get your old one running.

Vacation with us … Hemminger/Keck

Thursday, March 4, 2010

Dan Hemminger of Alvada, Ohio, and Karen Keck of Saxonburg, Pa., took Farm and Dairy along with them when they visited Hell, Mich., recently.

Vacation with us … Baker

Thursday, March 4, 2010

Farm and Dairy enjoyed the warm sun and the ocean breeze with Harold Baker and his grandsons, Kurt and Keith. The New Waterford family visited Sanibel Island in Florida.

Ashtabula County leads Ohio in black bear sightings

Thursday, March 4, 2010

More than 100 Ohio black bear sightings reported in 2009.

A roundup of FFA news for the week of March 4, 2010

Thursday, March 4, 2010

JEROMESVILLE, Ohio — The Hillsdale FFA traveled to Shelby to compete in the Sub District B speaking contest Feb. 19. Stephanie Schuck competed in beginning prepared category and received first place. Brittani Baldner-Hill competed in the prepared public speaking portion of the contest where she also received first place. Jeff Stimmell received first place in […]


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